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Stephen Hocking

Local History

Fame, Fortune and Tragedy for Upton Hellions Musician

John Davy is perhaps the only composer from our area to have had his music played at the Last Night of the Proms. Davy was an incredibly talented musician who found fame and fortune in London but came to a tragic end.
The Heart Project

From essentials to the extra special, you will find them in our listings. 

There’s more than 100 shops, businesses and organisations listed on our site. Along with old favourites there are some surprises - take a look!

‘My Life in Lockdown’ Competition - Results!

Details of all competition winners, runners-up and commendations plus a video that gives a flavour of all competition entries and highlights winners.

A Tranquil Base for Family Adventures

Father of three Stephen Hocking shares his experience of some of the many adventures his family have enjoyed from their home in Sandford.